DHS is Lukewarm on the Bug Bounty Programs Congress Keeps Pushing

A bill mandating a DHS bug bounty passed the Senate Tuesday, but the department says it would duplicate work it’s already doing.

Here’s Your Federal RSA Rundown

Officials from DHS, DARPA and NIST are all on the docket.

The Pentagon is Letting Hackers Loose on Its Travel Management System

Ethical hackers will scour the platform for security gaps in the department’s fifth bug bounty program.

The U.S. is Accelerating Development of Its Own ‘Invincible’ Hypersonic Weapons

Russia isn’t the only country looking to build invincible hypersonic weapons. Here’s the latest on the U.S. efforts to send missiles and even aircraft five times faster than sound.

Federal Agencies More Secure than Contractors, Study Finds

Contractors may be a cybersecurity liability, according to the study.

Trump Budget Gouges Non-Defense R&D by 19 Percent

Meanwhile, Pentagon researchers will get an extra $13.5 billion to play with.

The CDC Is About to Fall Off a Funding Cliff

It's already planning to pull back on work that protects the world from pandemics.

The Cost To Put a Microsatellite Constellation Into Space Just Fell Through the Floor

Super-cheap rocket startup hits orbit in new test, demonstrates space maneuvering to deposit satellites.

All The Ways Women Are Still Discriminated Against in STEM

Three-quarters of women in computer jobs said they have experienced gender-related discrimination.

Scientists Developed an Electronic Pill to Analyze the Gas in Your Gut

A way to shed light on the mysteries of our digestive tract.

Arbitrary Deadlines Are the Enemy of Creativity, According to Harvard Research

"Develop an amazing new idea" is not something that slides into a schedule.